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Trump Declares National Emergency to Build Border Wall

WASHINGTON — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump mad...

Out of Many, Several Firsts Elected Across Country

WASHINGTON — What is already the most diverse Congress ever will become even more so after Tuesday's elections, which broke barriers of race and gender. For the first time, a pair of Native American congress...